On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1934

Historical Events

  • The first All-American Soap Box Derby is held in Dayton, Ohio

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Cleary, American US Hockey HOF center, (Olympic gold 1960, silver 1956) and coach (Harvard University 1971-90), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • David Durenberger, American politician, (Sen-R-MN, 1978-95), born in St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • Renee Richards [Richard Rankind], American trans-sexual tennis player and coach who took USTA to court and won, born in New York City
1934 Highlights

About August 19, 1934

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo